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The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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http://www.kennedy-center.org/nso/calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=...

Description

NSO Principal Conductor Iván Fischer leads Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations and Lensky’s Aria featuring cellist Mischa Maisky, whose performances are marked by “sentiment and dancing energy” (The New York Times).

AfterWords: Thu., Jan. 28 performance is followed by a free discussion with Iván Fischer, Mischa Maisky, and Nigel Boon.

 

Program:

BERNSTEIN – On The Town – Three Dance Episodes

TCHAIKOVSKY – Lensky’s Aria (arranged for cello & orchestra)

TCHAIKOVSKY – Rococo Variations

DVORÁK – Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.